Today, the Lake Charles City Council will hold a special meeting to address three requests from Mayor Nic Hunter to fund emergency drainage repairs and cleanup. The meeting will take place today at 5:30pm in the City Council Chambers on the first floor of City Hall at 326 Pujo Street.

Mayor Hunters three requests include:

  • An ordinance to amend the fiscal year 2021 budget to authorize $3 million in drainage funds (budgeted for 2022 fiscal year) for immediate use
  • Authorizing a resolution to support borrowing $20 to fund immediate drainage repair
  • Passing a resolution to allow Mayor Hunter to hire a program manager to identify the citywide drainage problems, then prioritize and carry out cleanup and repairs

Next Lake Charles City Council meeting: the Lake Charles planning and zoning commission on June 14.

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